Higher Education Support Act 2003

Chapter 5 - Administration  

PART 5-1A - TUITION PROTECTION  

Division 2 - Obligations when a provider defaults in relation to a student  

SECTION 166-27   Obligations of providers to provide information about replacement courses  

166-27(1)  


The *Higher Education Tuition Protection Director may, by notice in writing, require a higher education provider to provide such information that the Director reasonably requires to enable the Director to make a decision under subsection 166-26B(2) regarding suitable *replacement courses for a student in relation to whom a provider has *defaulted.

166-27(2)  
The information must be provided:

(a)  

in a form (if any) approved by the *Higher Education Tuition Protection Director for the information; and

(b)  in accordance with such other requirements as the Director makes.

Civil penalty

166-27(3)  
A higher education provider contravenes this subsection if:

(a)  the provider is given a notice under subsection (1); and

(b)  the provider fails to comply with the notice.

Civil penalty: 60 penalty units.

Offence

166-27(4)  
A higher education provider commits an offence of strict liability if:

(a)  the provider is given a notice under subsection (1); and

(b)  the provider fails to comply with the notice.

Penalty: 60 penalty units.




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